Units of Study

Chapter 1 (Introduction)
What is History?
What does an Archaeologist do?
Geography Review (5 Themes)
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Chapter 2  (Prehistory)
Early Humans
Palolithic, Mesolitic, and Neolithic Era
First Farmers
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Chapter 3 (Mesopotamia and Fertile Crescent)
The Tigris and Eurphrates Rivers/Fertile Crescent
The 1st Civilizations
Sumerians, Assyrians, Babylonians, and Phoenicians
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Chapter 4 (Ancient Egypt)
The Nile River/Agriculture
Developments in the Old, Middle and New Kingdoms
Role of the Pharoah
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Chapter 5 (Ancient India)
Indus River Valley, Monsoons, and Subcontinent
Origins and spread of Hinduism and Buddhism
Indian Achievements

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Chapter 6 (Early China)
Early River Valley Civilzations
The Zhou, Qin, and Han Dynasties
Chinese Achievements
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Chapter 7 (Early Greece)
The first Greeks-Minoans/Mycenaeans
The first Democracy
Greek Achievements
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Chapter 8 (Greek World)
Sparta vs Athens/City-States
Alexander the Great

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Chapter 9 (Ancient Rome)

Geography and rise of Rome

The Roman Senate

The Roman Republic

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Chapter 10 (Roman Empire)

Republic to an Empire

The spread of Christianity

The fall of the Roman Empire

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
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